The Resource Madness in the family : insanity and institutions in the Australasian colonial world, 1860-1914, Catharine Coleborne

Madness in the family : insanity and institutions in the Australasian colonial world, 1860-1914, Catharine Coleborne

Label
Madness in the family : insanity and institutions in the Australasian colonial world, 1860-1914
Title
Madness in the family
Title remainder
insanity and institutions in the Australasian colonial world, 1860-1914
Statement of responsibility
Catharine Coleborne
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Madness in the Family explores how colonial families coped with insanity through a trans-colonial study of the relationships between families and public colonial hospitals for the insane in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand between 1860 and 1914"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
362.2/1099
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RC451.A788
LC item number
C65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Madness in the family : insanity and institutions in the Australasian colonial world, 1860-1914, Catharine Coleborne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Machine generated contents note: List of Figures List of Maps List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction Colonial Psychiatry in the Australasian World Families and the Colonial Hospital System, 1860-1900 Families and the Language of Insanity Writing to and from the Asylum Tracing Families for Maintenance Payments Porous Boundaries: Families, Patients and Practices of Extra-Institutional Care Conclusion: Families, Insanity, and the Archive Appendix: Indications of insanity noted by family and friends of inmate prior to committal Notes Bibliography Index
Control code
000044967646
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 220 p.
Isbn
9780230578074
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009044932
Other control number
3112174
Other physical details
ill., maps
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.b24618597
System control number
  • rm24618597
  • (OCoLC)461256225

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